Contemporary Issues in Biomedical Ethics
Instructor 1: O'Hara, Dennis Patrick
AD students enrol in SMT6952HF
Course Code: 
SMT3952HF
Semester: 
First Semester
Section: 
0101
Online: 
No
Credits: 
One Credit
Location: 
Toronto (St George Campus)
Description: 

Using contemporary articles from the biological and medical sciences, philosophical ethics, and magisterial teachings, the course will develop and apply critical thinking to contemporary issues in biomedical ethics including: issues pertaining to the creation of life (e.g., IV fertilization, reproductive technologies, surrogacy, stem cell research), the preservation of life (e.g., right to care, refusal of care, micro & macroallocation of limited resources, informed choice), and the end of life (e.g., euthanasia, allowing to die, elder neglect). Methods: lectures, discussions. Evaluation: response paper, integration paper, class participation.

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
Fall 2012
Winter 2012
Start Time: 
11:00
End Time: 
13:00
Schedule: 
Thu
Minimum: 
8
Maximum: 
20
Teaching Method: 
Lectures
Means of Evaluation: